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    Dress-up

    Visiting the grandkids... Our 2 1/2 yo was so engrossed she didn't notice me pulling out a chair and hovering over her. Experimenting with high key, seems to enhance the softness of the scene. Any thoughts appreciated.

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    Re: Dress-up

    I like this a lot and hope everyone views it in the large version.

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    Hi Kevin. I think your high key development really makes this image. Nice work. I wonder a little bit whether including her red bead necklace enhances or distracts from the overall image.

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    Re: Dress-up

    Quote Originally Posted by kdoc856 View Post
    Experimenting with high key, ...
    Works beautifully. There a wonderful harmony in the tones across the image.

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    I love the high key effect. IMO, high key needs a small area of dark within the image to contrast with the light areas and to make the effect not just over exposed or overly bright. I think that the green necklace provides the counter-point to the over-all brightness.

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    Really very nice. The high key treatment makes this but the red necklace does pull slightly.

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    Re: Dress-up

    Thanks much, gents. I appreciate the feedback.

    Karm and John, I debated the inclusion of the red beeds but decided it helped balance the image, added a little color to what might become too washed out, and thought it contributed to communicating the mindset of a small child looking forward to her next addition.

    Richard, I completely agree with some offsetting darker color. Are you thinking it might be good to enhance the green and red. Easily done, and I'll have a play with it.

    Thank you all.

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    Hi Kevin,
    this picture works well for me. I think your capture is spot-on.
    Well done.

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    Kevin...I might suggest that it takes a parent to really appreciate that image, as your granddaughter will when she displays it to her children.

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    Re: Dress-up

    breathtakingly beautiful...

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    Re: Dress-up

    beautiful !

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    Re: Dress-up

    Everything that I thought while viewing this image (in its largest size) has already been said. Love it...it's beautiful...well done...spot on.
    Needless to say, I LIKE IT!!

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    Re: Dress-up

    Thanks, guys for the kind words and encouragement

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